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Department of Philosophy

Minor in Philosophy of Mind and Cognition

Students on Summer 2019, Fall 2019, or Spring 2020 requirements PHILMCMIN


The minor requires at least 16 credit hours, including the requirements listed below.
  1. Introduction to Philosophy of Mind. One (1) course:
    • PHIL-P 360 Philosophy of Mind
  2. Philosophical Foundations. One (1) course:
    • COGS-Q 240 Philosophical Foundations of the Cognitive and Information Sciences
  3. Logic. One (1) course:
    • PHIL-P 250 Introductory Symbolic Logic
    • PHIL-P 251 Intermediate Symbolic Logic
    • PHIL-P 352 Logic and Philosophy
  4. Electives. Two (2) courses:
    • PHIL-P 211 Early Modern Philosophy
    • PHIL-P 310 Topics in Metaphysics
    • PHIL-P 312 Topics in the Theory of Knowledge
    • PHIL-P 320 Philosophy of Language
    • PHIL-P 366 Philosophy of Action
  5. Minor GPA, Hours, and Minimum Grade Requirements.
    1. At least 9 credit hours in the minor must be completed in courses taken through the Indiana University Bloomington campus or an IU-administered or IU co-sponsored Overseas Study program.
    2. At least 9 credit hours in the minor must be completed at the 300–499 level.
    3. Except for the GPA requirement, a grade of C- or higher is required for a course to count toward a requirement in the minor.
    4. A GPA of at least 2.000 for all courses taken in the minor—including those where a grade lower than C- is earned—is required.
    5. Exceptions to minor requirements may be made with the approval of the department's Director of Undergraduate Studies, subject to final approval by the College of Arts and Sciences.